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Senator Bernie Sanders Makes His Case with Ethnic Media Outlets
August 1, 2019
The Los Angeles Sentinel, along with other ethnic-based independent media platforms, met with Senator Bernie Sanders last Friday, to discuss issues affecting the communities they cover. From topics like the racial wealth gap and environmental racism, to gentrification, immigration and affordable healthcare — Sen. Sanders addressed it all. ... read more »
L.A. Metro Board Approves $15M for Destination Crenshaw Project
August 1, 2019
Thursday, July 25, 2019, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Agency (Metro) Board came to a unanimous vote granting $15 million to Destination Crenshaw to begin the construction of Sankofa Park, a 49,000 square foot outdoor space and cultural experience. ... read more »
State Auditor Invites New Leaders to Reshape California
August 1, 2019
Since its creation, the 14-member commission which was created by the State Auditor, has been responsible for drawing district lines for the State Senate, Assembly, and State Board of Equalization in hopes of creating new opportunities and change in California. ... read more »
Los Angeles Restores Limits on Homeless Living in Vehicles
July 31, 2019
Courtesy photo LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has restored regulations barring people from sleeping at night in vehicles on residential streets or living anytime in vehicles within a block of parks, ... read more »
Andrew Yang brings presidential campaign to ethnic media
July 30, 2019
On Tuesday, July 23, Andrew Yang became the first presidential candidate to participate in a teleconference with ethnic media reporters, organized by Ethnic Media Services. Pleased to be offered a bubble tea as he sat down at a dais, ... read more »
Chair of the House Committee on Financial Services Maxine Waters Introduces FHA Foreclosure Prevention Act
July 29, 2019
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, introduced legislation that would help prevent foreclosures for borrowers with Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgages by strengthening requirements for and increasing oversight of FHA mortgage servicers so that every homebuyer with an FHA mortgage is given a fair chance at avoiding foreclosure. ... read more »
Trump Attacks Cummings After Committee Cummings Chairs Approves Subpoena to White House, for Emails Sent on Personal Accounts in Violation of Federal Law
July 29, 2019
Courtesy photo Chairman Elijah E. Cummings Washington, D.C. (July, 25, 2019)—The Committee on Oversight and Reform voted 23 to 16 to authorize Chairman Elijah E. Cummings to subpoena emails and texts sent to or from White House officials on their personal accounts relating to official business in violation of federal law and the White House’s own records policy—documents and information that have been withheld for months. ... read more »
Biden Continues Southland Fundraising Swing
July 26, 2019
Biden attended a midday fundraiser at the home of Pasadena City Councilman John J. Kennedy, former president of the local chapter of the NAACP. Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis was among those in the crowd. ... read more »
Mueller: No Russia Exoneration for Trump, Despite His Claims
July 26, 2019
Robert Mueller, the taciturn lawman at the center of a polarizing American drama, bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump’s claims of “total exoneration” Wednesday in the federal probe of Russia’s 2016 election interference. In a long day of congressional testimony, Mueller warned that Moscow’s actions represented — and still represent — a great threat to American democracy. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 26, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 26, 2019
On this day, July 26, 1847, The West African country of Liberia, where a number of African Americans came from, became independent.  Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
We must approach ending Alzheimer’s with the urgency it deserves
July 25, 2019
Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43), Co-Chair of the Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, attends the Annual Alzheimer’s International Conference (AAIC) in Los Angeles and discusses new technology and scientific breakthroughs in the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease.  ... read more »
Attendees Reflect on Biden’s Breakfast Meeting at Dulan’s
July 25, 2019
At a breakfast gathering held at Dulan’s On Crenshaw soul food restaurant, Biden greeted, chatted and donned an apron and hat to serve meals to more than 60 people who attended the event on iconic Crenshaw Blvd., in South Los Angeles.  He outlined his reasons for running, saying that he wants “to restore the soul of the country,” and he also took time to take a shot at President Donald Trump, referring to Trump’s recent Twitter comments, which disparaged four Democratic congresswomen and stated that they should  “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came.”  ... read more »
Governor Newsom Announces Changes at Troubled DMV
July 23, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s DMV is trying to improve customer service by accepting credit cards, upgrading its website and offering clearer instructions on how to obtain a new federally mandated ID, ... read more »
Black Voters Say They Won’t Forget Trump’s Racist Tweets
July 23, 2019
Courtesy photo DETROIT (AP) — Robin D. Stephens lived through Jim Crow and thought the worst days of racism were behind her. Then President Donald Trump told four American congresswomen of color to “go back” to where they came from. ... read more »
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